COVID-19 Facts And Resources

OSHA QUICK FACTS

From OSHA website and updated every Monday 

  • Existing OSHA standards apply to protecting workers from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
  • Signs and symptoms of infection with COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
  • Some people who get the COVID-19 may experience only mild illness. However, the virus can also cause severe respiratory disease and death.
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes at this time that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.
  • COVID-19 cases in the United States include cases among travelers, cases among close contacts of a known case, and community-acquired cases where the source of the infection is unknown.
  • As of March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. CDC and the U.S. Department of State provide the latest information for travelers.

NORTH  DAKOTA  SPECIFIC  RESOURCES

WEBINARS & VIDEOS

 

  • Coronavirus: What You Need to Know (Recording), National Safety Council & CDC
  • Video Series: Navigating Coronavirus
    Dr. Terry Lyles, a keynote speaker at our 2019 conference, has put together a video series to help businesses and employees identify and manage obstacles during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to view the 11-part series.
  • Restoring Your Resilience (Recording), Dean Heffta
    Dean Heffta was a highly sought after speaker at our 2020 Safety & Health Conference. During this recorded webinar, he’ll introduce tools to help you navigate these seas and how the five practices of personal resilience can help you regain control and better lead those around you.

COVID-19 SAFETY RESOURCES

ADDITIONAL TRUSTED AGENCIES FOR COVID-19 UDPATES

  • World Health Organization
    www.who.int
    www.facebook.com/who
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    www.cdc.gov
    www.facebook.com/cdc

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

  • ND Division of Behavioral Health and Human Services
    www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov
    https://www.facebook.com/ndbhd/
  • Recovery Talk – 1-844-44TALK2
    Talk with a trained peer support specialist in ND with lived experience in addiction to chat and receive support.
  • Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990
    Provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.